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All hail Alabama’s Royal Reds, the huge crimson shrimp that tastes just like lobster and scallops – it really is the crown jewel of Gulf shrimp!

Royal Red Shrimp

The Queen has a known love for horses and has visited Kentucky five times: in 1984, 1986, 1989, 1991 plus attended the Kentucky Derby on her last visit in 2007.

Churchill Downs, Kentucky

The rivers and streams throughout Mississippi offer some of the most scenic and serene adventures you can experience off the beaten path, and you'll rediscover the great Mississippi outdoors.

Anyone who's travelled to Louisiana knows their cookin’ is a big attraction! And while you're travelling you need to eat...

No Man's Land Food Trail - Gas Station Eats

Stretching 444 miles, the Natchez Trace Parkway has been aptly described as America’s longest and narrowest national park. The 50mph speed limit makes for a relaxing and leisurely drive, and you’re likely to see more cyclists than cars.

Natchez Trace Parkway

Throughout Kentucky, unspoiled back roads are begging to be explored by motorcycle riders. Bikers in the Bluegrass state know it offers some of the most interesting roads for touring in the eastern U.S, but up to now word hasn’t spread far beyond Kentucky’s borders. They offer lots of open pavement for riders psyched for spirited adventure in a scenic and historic region that welcomes visitors.

Eastern Kentucky

There’s more than 600,000 acres of protected forest at Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana, meaning endless outdoor adventures!

Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana

You might have heard of fireflies that glow and light up the sky, but glowing worms? In Alabama?

Dismals Canyon, Alabama

For those seeking to discover exciting new destinations in 2022, look no further than Coastal Mississippi: The Secret Coast. From unique dining and boutique accommodations, to first-class live music venues (including the NEW Ground Zero Blues Club in Biloxi!) and adventures on the water, The Secret Coast is ready to wow visitors with a multitude of experiences.

Ground Zero Blues Club - Biloxi, Mississippi

Memphis Botanic Garden is pleased to announce the return of the Cherry Blossom Picnic at the Garden on 19th March. This annual event celebrates spring among the sakura (cherry blossoms) in the MBG’s Japanese Garden. 

Memphis Cherry Blossom Picnic


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  • Family Fun in Deep South USA


    From the great outdoors, to fantastic shows and parks...
    Artists performing at Grand Ole Opry


    For American music, all roads lead to the Deep South...
    History of Deep South USA


    Travelling through the Deep South is a history lesson in itself!
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    Sample a taste of the real Deep South…
    Heritage of Deep South USA


    Discover our colourful cultural beginnings…
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    Perfect your Southern swing in stunning settings…

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